Chicago Park District
Washington Park Fieldhouse

Washington Park Fieldhouse

 
Washington Park Lagoon

Washington Park Lagoon

 
Washington Park Pool

Washington Park Pool

 
Washington Park

Washington Park

 
Washington Park Fountain of Time

Washington Park Fountain of Time

 

Washington Park

5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60637

Hours: Park: 6am - 11pm Fieldhouse 8am-9pm M-F

Sa & Su 9am-5pm

Park Supervisor:
Janie M. Collins

(773) 256-1248

 
 
 

Description

Located in the Washington Park/Woodlawn neighborhood, Washington Park totals 366.84 acres and features two gymnasiums, a photography lab, dance studio, racquetball court, fitness center,game room, and multi-purpose rooms. Green features of the park include a nature area, a Harvest Garden and an arboretum. Outside, the park offers a lagoon, aquatic center, three playgrounds, basketball/ tennis courts, baseball, football, soccer, cricket, and softball fields. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our gymnasiums, fields, and multi-purpose rooms. Additionally, Washington Park features the renowed Fountain of Time sculpture by Lorado Taft.

Park-goers can participate in the Park Kids after school program, seasonal sports, fitness, Teen Club, Junior Bears Football. On the cultural side, the park offers music and movement and dance. During the summer, youth can participate in the Chicago Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Washington Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family, such as Ashaki Black History Month Celebration and other holiday-themed events.

APR
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Blair Thomas' "A Kite's Tale" at Washington
Event's details
April 26, 2014

Time:02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60637


This delightful family show exercises the imagination and reveals the magical power of wordless music.
 
(02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
 
 

 

SPRING PROGRAMS:
Online registration for our park begins Tuesday, February 25 at 9 am, and in-person registration begins Saturday, March 1.  Spring programs run the week of March 31 through the week of June 2. 

SUMMER PROGRAMS:
Online registration for our park’s summer programs begins Tuesday, April 8 at 9 am, and in-person registration begins Saturday, April 12.  Our traditional 6-week summer camp program runs June 23 through August 1.  Most other summer programs run the week of June 16 through the week of August 18.

Join us! 

 
 

FACILITIES

FACILITY TYPE ADDRESS DESCRIPTOR QTY NOTES
Baseball Field 5531 S. King Dr. 17
Basketball Court - Outdoor 5531 S. King Dr. 26
Concessions Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. 1 Food & Beverage, 12pm - 7pm, 312-434-4724
Cricket Fields 5531 S. King Dr. 4
Fieldhouse 5531 S. King Dr. 0
Fishing Areas 5531 S. King Dr. 1
Fitness Centers 5531 S. King Dr. 0 M-F, 8-8:45pm; Sa, 9-4:30pm; Su, 9-4:30pm. ADA Accessible Equipment Sign up for a membership
Football / Soccer - Grass 5531 S. King Dr. 3
Fountains, Monuments, Sculptures 5531 S. King Dr. 1 Fountain of Time Sculpture
Gardens 740 65th Pl. Ornamental 1 DuSable Museum Flower Gardens
Gymnasiums 5531 S. King Dr. 2
Lagoons and Ponds 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. 1 Washington Park Lagoon
Meeting/Event Space 5531 S. King Dr. 1
Meeting/Event Space 5531 S. King Dr. 9
Playgrounds 5531 S. King Dr. Chicago IL 60615 Rubberized Surface 4
Racquetball Courts 5531 S. King Dr. Chicago IL 60615 1
Swimming Pools - Outdoor 5531 S. King Dr. Chicago IL 60615 1 Pool Closed for the Season. Accessibility feature: Zero Depth & Lift.
Tennis Courts 5531 S. King Dr. Chicago IL 60615 15
Water Spray Features 5531 S. King Dr. Chicago IL 60615 1

Contact: Cecilia Butler

Contact Title: President

Phone: (773) 667-4160

Email: ceciliab128@sbcglobal.net

Meeting Date/Time: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.

 

 

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